Family ‘dramedy’ brings laughs

The Group at Strasberg will present a workshop production of the "dramedy," "One Big Happy Family" written by Joe Costanza and featuring the directorial debut of David Lee Strasberg, at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., March 28 and 29 at the Lee Strasberg Creative Center in the Marilyn Monroe Theatre, 7936 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. "One Big Happy Family" […]

Calabasas, LVUSD join together to seek state library grant

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas City Council will take another shot at capturing a state library grant in the amount of $8.3 million now that Las Virgenes Unified School District has agreed to participate in a joint-use project. The city of Calabasas initially applied last June for the grant—offered by California’s Office of Library Construction as a […]

Disaster training classes offered in Westlake

The Westlake Village Disaster Response Team will offer FEMA/CERT training classes for interested citizens within the community. The classes will be taught by a Los Angeles City firefighter/FEMA trainer. The classes are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, March 29, April 26, May 31 and June 28 at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. […]

Webelos receive Cub Scouting’s highest award

The Arrow of Light Award is Cub Scouting’s highest award and the only Cub Scout badge that may be worn on the Boy Scout uniform. It displays an American Indian symbol for the sun and below it an arrow. The seven rays of the sun stand for each day of the week. "They remind the boys to do their best […]

Carnival supports adult education

Driving the HUMVEE from page 34

Driving the HUMVEE from page 34 seen. Yes there was a CD player, but I think it wasn’t used for the music we are used to in the car. This was part of a communications system that I was told not to touch, play with or photograph. I’m not sure, but I think it could connect me with the White […]

Traffic problems continue to plague local schools

Part I of three parts

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Part I of three parts For parents who find themselves caught in a web of cars when dropping off or picking up kids at school, here’s a simple tip from a school principal that’s guaranteed to untangle the snare once and for all: Wait 15 minutes. At Westlake Elementary school, parents are encouraged to […]

Thousand Oaks boy wins graphic contest

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Eleven-year-old Adam Rau-donis of the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks recently won first place in a Computer Arts Contest sponsored by the California Association for the Gifted (CAG). The purpose of the contest, open to California students in sixth to 12th grade, is to encourage creativity and ingenuity, in combining art and technology. Raudonis, […]

Computer phobic fears can be stopped

You, too, can learn to use a computer

Conejo Valley Adult Education’s Computer Training Center is just the right place for the most computer-phobic to overcome their fears and get on the right track to computer comfort levels and enjoyment. The adult school is offering a special deal to entice the timid to take that first bold step forward—sign up for "Introduction to Computers" beginning course and get […]

Heschel West teacher receives award

Allison Goodman, a second grade teacher at Heschel West Day School in Agoura, recently was named one of the two winners of the 2003 Smotich Family Foundation Award. This award is presented to two outstanding educators in day schools who have taught two, three or four years in Bureau of Jewish Education-affiliated schools, and have demonstrated excellence in their work […]

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